Selfridges London has collaborated with Everyman Cinemas to open what is thought to be the first department store-based cinema. Opened on 5 September on the Oxford Street store's lower ground floor, the 60-seater, 325 sq m cinema will screen both national releases and a regularly updated and curated themed film programme.
British handbag label, Radley is to roll out a new concept across its UK and international stores. Designed in house, the stores will carry the company's colourful handbag collections as well as accommodate the growth of key new categories, including watches and eyewear.
Department store chain John Lewis is to open two John Lewis Opticians in its Stratford City and Cardiff branches this autumn. The new optical service is the latest step in the retailer's strategy to expand the retail offer in its shops and follows the launch of Kuoni concessions in eight John Lewis branches as well as a number of catering collaborations.
Samsung Electronics has today (Wednesday 20 August) launched a new digital in-store display called CenterStage that will be used to showcase the brand's entire home appliance portfolio in true-to-life size. Conceptualised and planned by Samsung Electronics and Cheil Worldwide with development by The Barbarian Group, the interactive 4K UHD display enables Samsung to display product suites with little investment in showroom space.